Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hue’s Heavenly Lady Pagoda

The national symbol of Hue is the Thien Mu Pagoda (“Heavenly Lady Pagoda”). Built in 1601, it is one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam. Located on the north bank of the Perfume River in Hue, a few miles SW … Continue reading

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The Imperial Citadel of Hue

Hue, the city of imperial palaces and tombs, is on most travellers’ itineraries when they visit Vietnam. The city’s most famous attraction is the ancient Imperial Citadel and the Imperial Enclosure within. The citadel is the home of Vietnam’s last … Continue reading

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Museum of Folklore in Hoi An

Located on Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, the Museum of Folk Culture in Hoi An occupies a 150-year-old Chinese trading house. The museum is home to over 500 original artefacts dating back at least one hundred years ago. These artefacts are displayed … Continue reading

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Planning a Trip to Burma?

Planning a Trip to Burma/Myanmar. Excellent up-to-date info for travelling to Burma from Thailand.

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